Our Team

Brian R. Connell, CFA
Senior Managing Director

Mr. Connell has over 20 years' experience in the securities industry, as an equity analyst and portfolio manager, and as the founder and CEO of StreetFusion (acquired by CCBN/StreetEvents), a software company serving the institutional investment community. On the sell-side, Mr. Connell served as the technology analyst for Neovest, an Atlanta-based boutique, and as a Senior Analyst - Internet for Preferred Capital Markets, an investment bank based in San Francisco. Mr. Connell has also held the position of Executive Director of Marquis Capital Management, a technology-focused hedge fund.

Mr. Connell founded Harbinger Research in 2004 with the purpose of providing high quality research coverage to deserving smaller companies.

Mr. Connell also holds degrees in Economics and Psychology from Duke University, studied natural sciences at Harvard University, and is a CFA Charterholder.

Jeffrey Hanson
Senior Research Analyst

Mr. Hanson is a seasoned international investment professional. His finance and business background spans three continents and a variety of key roles such as Head of Equity Research for Credit Suisse in Taipei; Research Analyst for City of London Investment Group in London; Research Assistant for Prudential Portfolio Management in Hong Kong, and Managing Partner for Belmont Oaks in Illinois.

For hobby and to earn passive income, he has accumulated a portfolio of rental condos and is an active HOA Board Member in Metro Manila.  He was also a profitable currency investor for several years.

Jeffrey is highly fluent in Mandarin Chinese, earned a Finance MBA at the London Business School and a B.S. in Engineering at the University of Illinois